Members of Congress seam to OK with this as long as it’s not their phones or emails or.. well everything in their LIFE! but hay it’s cool to do that to EVERYONE ELSE! right??
“This is nothing new. This has been going on for seven years…every member of the United States Senate has been advised of this,” Chambliss said.
Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday refused to answer whether the federal government has monitored phones belonging to members of Congress.
Holder was asked to provide assurances that no phones inside the Capitol or belonging to lawmakers were monitored, one day after the bombshell revelation that the government secretly collected the phone records of millions of Verizon customers inside the U.S.
The idea that Americans would sacrifice liberty for safety is a “canard,” Napolitano chimed in. He said “this is the most extraordinarily broad search warrant ever issued in the history of the federal courts of the United States.”
“Under this logic, the government could send people to all of our homes, put them in a bed next to us, have them watch everything. Under this logic, they can do anything!” Smith added.